Ray Manzarek Quotes & Sayings

17 most famous Ray Manzarek quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was an American musician who passed away on 20 May, 2013.

Ray Manzarek Quotes
“The only thing that ultimately matters is to eat an ice-cream cone, play a slide trombone, plant a small tree, good God, now you're free.”
Ray Manzarek Quotes
“Through all of history mankind has ingested psychedelic substances. Those substances exist to put you in touch with spirits beyond yourself, with the creator, with the creative impulse of the planet.”
Ray Manzarek Quotes
“I thought we were gonna open up the world of poetry and music to all kinds of things, and yet, I can't really think of anyone who's done anything like it since.”
“I'm basically a cocktail jazz kind of pianist. I'll be the first to admit that I'm not a very good keyboard player. People think I think I'm good. I think I'm a very poor piano player.”
Ray Manzarek Quotes
“If there was no black man there would be no Rock'n'Roll. The beat, the rhythms of Africa are what created Rock'n'Roll and Jazz.”
Ray Manzarek Quotes
“Rock 'n' roll is like a circus today.”
Ray Manzarek Quotes
“Drugs shouldn't be used for recreation although they can be, but ultimately the point of psychedelics is to put you in touch with the powers of the universe.”
Ray Manzarek Quotes
“We went on stage with the Jefferson Airplane, Jim started singing with Grace Slick and hugging her. Then he danced off the stage, went back into the dressing room and passed out cold.”
Ray Manzarek Quotes
“Alan Ginsberg was fabulous. The man is so filled with energy. He's 65 years old and he's just loaded with energy and charm and wit and his mind is constantly racing.”
Ray Manzarek Quotes
“Jim, as just a spoken poet, was not that good. He needed the music behind him. He felt a security and a sense of abandon when the music existed around him.”

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